For undergraduates and graduates considering student loans to help pay for their education, finding a low interest rate loan is important. Understanding how rates are set and how they potentially change over time can help…Read More of the article "How Are Interest Rates Determined on Student Loans?"
Category Archive for: Student Loans
If you graduated from college this year you may have, for the first time, realized how much student loan debt you have. With the average student loan debt at around $29,000 per student, it can be…Read More of the article "3 Student Loan Mistakes to Avoid In Repayment"
You may have heard about private student loans. Some of the information floating around about private loans can be similar to Bigfoot sightings – you hear a lot of stories, but they often aren’t based…Read More of the article "5 Myths About Private Student Loans"
Don’t let your student loan statement be a surprise in the mail. Be prepared for student loan repayment by asking yourself these three questions: 1. Who are your loan servicers? When you take out student…Read More of the article "Are you Ready for Student Loan Repayment?"
If you have received your financial aid award and still need money for college, private loans may be worth considering. Private loans are offered by banks, credit unions, and other lending organizations. Private loans are…Read More of the article "Selecting a Private Loan Program"
Most students need to borrow money to cover the cost of their college education. It’s important to understand the borrowing options available. If you completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and received an award…Read More of the article "Understanding Your Options for Federal and Private Student Loans"
Now that you’ve decided to go to graduate school, you may be researching how you will pay for tuition and other expenses. You have another decision to make as well – what to do about…Read More of the article "Going to Graduate School? Options for Managing Undergraduate Student Loan Debt"
If you’ve ever taken out or refinanced your student loans, you probably know the interest rate of your loan and may have seen the letters ‘APR’ on your statement, which stand for Annual Percentage Rate….Read More of the article "Understanding Student Loan Interest Rates and APRs"
You’ve probably heard the term “cosigner,” but do you know what it means, how it can help you, or what qualities make a good one? If you find your federal funds aren’t enough to cover…Read More of the article "Is a Cosigner Right for You? Navigating the Benefits of a Cosigner"